book club: the book of dust volume I, la belle sauvage by philip pullman

book club: the book of dust volume I, la belle sauvage by philip pullman

At the beginning of July 2018, my book count sits at a lovely little 33, with 34 coming along nicely too.  This year, I have challenged myself to read 60 books, document my findings (hence the birth of #cigsoundsbookclub) and fall in love with reading again. So far, 2018 has seen some stunning reads, including [...]

book club: new on the shelf July

book club: new on the shelf July

Cannot stop and will not stop spending my student loan on books.  Since I gave up getting drunk I seemingly have a lot more spare cash.  Who knew that instead of a craft beer I could buy a new book?  Shocking. Here is what I have updated my library within July.  In the pile, I [...]

book club: june

book club: june

June has been an absolute whirlwind, to say the least! What with a poolside holiday, a festival, a wedding, an extended trip home, working and writing, I'm not sure how I have managed to keep my head above water.  As well as all this, I have managed to tear my way through six novels.  Well-bloody-done [...]

book club: may

book club: may

For book-loving English students like myself, the month of May always seems to herald in a new era. IE. The finale of exam season and the ability to pick up anything that does not revolve around course modules. Hurray, get out the margs'; we are reading tonight, honey! Because of my new-found-but-sadly-not-infinite freedom, I thankfully [...]

festivals: jack rocks this feeling @ reading 2017

festivals: jack rocks this feeling @ reading 2017

What do Sheafs, Anteros, Emily Capell and The Cosmics all have in common?  Why, a swanky place on the bill at Reading Festival, thanks to This Feeling and Jack Rocks.  If you are heading to the – sure to be muddy – fields of Richfield Avenue this weekend (25-27 August 2017) then be prepared to sink your [...]